VAA Exhibition

On Monday 10th July 2017, 17 gifted and talented art students exhibited work they have been producing all year during a weekly after school club run by Mrs Barraclough. The exhibition took place in the Board Room and each student was responsible for her own space, showcasing their individuality and creativity. We had a number of visitors […]

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Student Voice supports Keech Hospice

On Friday 7th July, seventeen Student voice community and charity team members went to Sainsbury’s in Bramingham park to help pack shopping in order to raise money for Keech Hospice. The students worked solidly for three hours, packing customer bags and advertising the very worthy charity. The students were a real credit to the school and were complimented by numerous […]

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Presentation Evening 2017

On Wednesday 28th June we held our annual Presentation Evening. We were pleased to welcome Mr C Nicholls–Principal of Luton Sixth Form College and Governor of Icknield High School as our guest speaker. We presented forty Badge Awards (voted for by the tutor group), eighty Achievement Awards and twenty-six Service Awards. The ‘Special Awards’ were given to […]

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Icknield’s new Head Prefects are…..

On Monday 8th May, Icknield held elections for the prestigious Head Prefect positions within school for 2017/2018. Ten, Red Tie candidates put forward their reasons for wanting to be named ‘Head Prefect’  by taking part in an intense interview process. All applicants impressed the panel with their imaginative and well researched presentations, making the final […]

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German Exchange

On Wednesday 29th March, we welcomed forty-six German students and their two teachers from Wolfhelmschule Olfen to Icknield as part of our German Exchange programme. The German students arrived into school at 8.30am after a long 9 hour journey by coach and ferry before being greeted in the dining hall by our very excited year 10 and 11 students. A tasty continental breakfast […]

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Icknield supports Comic Relief

On Thursday 23rd March, the Student Voice Sports Team organised a Bounce-a-thon to raise money for this year’s Comic Relief. The fundraiser consisted of over 100 students receiving sponsorship to bounce throughout the day from 8am – 3pm. The aim of the activity was to ensure a student was on the trampolines at all times, […]

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Word of the Week 20th March 2017

Word of the Week 20th March 2017 This week’s  is… Definition: The use of humour, irony, exaggeration or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Example: Jonathan Swift also uses satire in Gulliver’s Travels – the entire story is a satire of English society. Synonym: […]

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Icknield’s Budding Journalists

On Thursday 16th March, Eleven Year 7 and 8 students took part in the nationwide BBC News Schools Report Day. Students were introduced to the pressures of ‘News Day’ after taking on the roles of newsreaders, reporters, script-writers and camera operators to broadcast important news stories. The news items discussed included; Mental Health issues in schools, the […]

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